The Smashing Pumpkins singer told Howard Stern he could relate to the emotional state Cornell was feeling in the moments prior to taking his own life.
Alice in Chains also performed during the livestream, as did members of Pearl Jam and Soundgarden.
It’s the band’s first double album since 1995’s Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness.
Pearl Jam, Metallica, William Patrick Corgan, members of Soundgarden, Primus, and more will come together to honor the Seattle grunge greats.
In continued support of their forthcoming double album, CYR.
“A Bowie Celebration: Just For One Day!” will also feature many of Bowie’s closest musical collaborators.
Billy Corgan and co. will also embark on a Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness arena tour in 2021.
Billy Corgan has also unveiled the latest episode of In Ashes in advance of the band’s new album CYR.
The two tracks preview the band’s forthcoming double album CYR.
The Billy Corgan-produced album arrives ahead of the holidays on November 27th.
The five dates lead to a November release.
The YouTube archive also includes performances from Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, and Peter Gabriel.